Tetramorium caespitum

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Simple description.

 


Queen[edit]

Queen Ant
  • Nuptial Flight Time : Use: ant-mating-chart : June - August
  • Colony Founding : Claustral
  • *gynous : Mostly Monogynous
  • Brood Boostable: Yes
  • Hibernation : Yes, at least 3 months
  • Feeding Requirements :
  • Nanitics Appear After : 1 month

 

Food[edit]

Likes[edit]

  • Cooked Chicken
  • Any kind of fresh insects
  • Frozen thawed insects
  • Sugar/water
  • Dried sun flower seeds without husks
  • Dried pumpkin seeds
  • Chopped up almonds
  • Chopped up hazelnuts
  • Various seeds from birds seed mix
  • Boiled egg
  • Dark rye bread
  • Dried cat food


Dislikes[edit]

  • Seeds and nuts with hard husks

 


Colony[edit]

  • Difficulty : Easy
  • Typical Colony Size : 10,000 workers
  • Polymorphic : No
  • Ant Length : Workers: up to 4mm    Queen: 8mm
  • Temperament :
  • Suggested Feeding Schedule :
  • Hazards :
  • Colony Growth Rate : Fast
  • Egg To Worker : 1 month
  • Circadian Activity :
  • Recommended Temperature :
  • Recommended Humidity :
  • Heating Pad Required :
  • Can Climb Smooth Surfaces :
  • When To Expand :
  • When Do Soldiers and Reproductives Appear :
  • Invasive/Pest :
  • Farmers :
  • Native Location : antmaps.org
  • Natural Habitat :
  • Preferred Nesting Medium : in soil under rocks, logs, or pavement
  • Scientific Information: antwiki.org

Notes[edit]

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